Atonement Ganesha

Saturday, February 9, 2018 Diana Wallace Peach started a  monthly feature at her blog, Myths of the Mirror.  I caved into the temptation to play along. Click the link to learn more.  Each month, Diana issues an image as a prompt. This time, my response is a twofer! My first response is my alteration of … More Atonement Ganesha

Happy Year of the Pig, and a Bloomin’ Character Interview

Saturday, February 2, 2019 Happy Chinese New Year, everyone!  Yes, I realize I’m a little early.  However, Atonement, TN’s porcine residents, Deme and Honeybell heard it is going to be the Year of the Pig.  Those two glowing gals wouldn’t leave me alone until they got their own special post.  Straightlaced Saturday will return next week … More Happy Year of the Pig, and a Bloomin’ Character Interview

A Bloomin’ Barn

Saturday, December 8, 2018 When I was ready to publish Atonement in Bloom, blogger extraordinaire Dan Antion did the first ever (as far as we know) fictional Thursday Doors post.  He used doors and buildings from his part of the country that made him think of my quirky fantasy town in Tennessee.  Recently, with the photos Dan … More A Bloomin’ Barn

A Pause & a Review — (Cornelis will be back)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 Straightlaced Saturday will not be at the steampunk train station today.  This weekend I must not blog, no matter how much I miss visiting with you.  Why?  I have a ton of work to do before the Atonement, TN Party Bus is road worthy!  So I’ve disabled comments today.   However… Deme and Honeybell … More A Pause & a Review — (Cornelis will be back)

Another Bloomin’ Cover Reveal — But this time it’s mine!

Friday, October 5, 2018 I debated when to run this post.  I worried that it wouldn’t be seen between my serial posts — so I scheduled it as my Saturday post. Then I worried that you’d lose track of Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers…  Have I ever mentioned that Springsteen was born to run, … More Another Bloomin’ Cover Reveal — But this time it’s mine!

Character Interview: Ralda Lawton — Features from Atonement, TN

Welcome to Atonement, TN everyone. I’m giving myself a break this weekend and doing a rerun. But first… I’m revising this post. I wanted to share something new with you, even though it has little to do with this post.  Monarch butterflies. The butterfly is a symbol of transformation. One thing for which people who analyze books … More Character Interview: Ralda Lawton — Features from Atonement, TN

When the Greatest Is the Smallest — Features from Atonement, TN

It’s My 3rd Blogiversary! The second day of December marked the third anniversary of this blog.  Like some other things, to me it doesn’t seem nearly that long — yet it also feels like something I’ve always done. To many bloggers and readers three years and 295 posts truly is not much at all.  I … More When the Greatest Is the Smallest — Features from Atonement, TN

Mysterious Lodge — Features from Atonement, TN

Building a House with Magic — The Mysterious Lodge Sometimes things don’t go as planned — as you saw last weekend. Thank you so much for coming back again.  I’m also sorry you missed the Halloween treat from Isabel at Cakes and More 101.  I was going to feature a recipe from her last weekend.  Isabel has a beautiful … More Mysterious Lodge — Features from Atonement, TN

Atonement, TN: Beginning

The Story Begins I’m posting this especially for those who have requested something longer to read.  I’m listening to your comments, and I aim to please!  So here is a rather long excerpt from the beginning of “Atonement, Tennessee,” my debut novel, published on Christmas Eve 2013. With our “interactive” serials, The Three Things, and The Three … More Atonement, TN: Beginning

Character Interviews: Lacey Hampton

Don’t worry.  I won’t leave you hanging with the Three Ingredients Serial. Episode-7, “E. coli, Marmite, Burner” is in progress. (Spock’s Sister and I worked out some changes to her ingredients.)  I hope everyone will be thinking of food-related ingredients to send me for future episodes.  You’re welcome to leave them in a comment. (Hint -hint.) While you wait for the … More Character Interviews: Lacey Hampton